Economics & Business

PPDA demands to increase commission rate

LARKANA: Pakistan Petroleum Dealers Association (PPDA) has demanded the present government to increase their commission rate for retail outlet owners to 5% of the end-user price as well as warned local administration regarding the security issues, failing which outlet owners will shut down their petrol pumps all over Sindh.

This he said by the chairman Pakistan Petroleum Dealers Association Abdul Sami Khan while talking to the media men here at Citizen Club after a gathering of local petroleum dealers.

Abdul Sami Khan has demanded the government to raise petroleum dealers’ margin on petrol and warned that they will shut down all over Sindh if the genuine issues and security problems of local petroleum dealers will not be redressed.

He claimed that the operational cost of petrol pumps had increased sharply due to escalating inflation and rise in tariff rates of electricity and other means. He said the dealers’ margin could be increased by reducing Oil Marketing Companies’ (OMCs) margin, he added that the shortage of oil and lubricant in the market was not fall of petroleum dealers but the OMCs he told.-SANA

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